“He shows fantastic attention to detail, picks up the key points quickly, deals with issues practically and in a sensible way, and is a good negotiator as well.”
Chambers & Partners

James Watson QC

James is a practising Barrister and Mediator specialising in the field of clinical negligence with long experience of all types of claim in this field. He was called to the Bar in 1979 and took silk in 2000. He qualified as a mediator in 1995 and has been an active mediator since then.


Clinical Negligence



I specialise in complex, high-value claims involving clients who have sustained brain damage and spinal injuries, whether caused by an accident or a mistake during medical treatment.

I have a keen interest in trying to improve the lives of those who suffer from a disability. After leaving university, I worked for several years as a carer in homes for children and adults suffering from a variety of learning disabilities. My interest in this field has continued in my clinical negligence and personal injury work, where my practice focuses upon clients who have suffered serious head and brain injuries.



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